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Definition of oof

used to express discomfort, surprise, or dismay I once watched a highlight reel of Tyson knockouts with a roomful of intoxicated medical students who punctuated every blow with phrases like "Oof! I can't believe that dude's sternum didn't just collapse."— Diane Vadino

First Known Use of oof

1777, in the meaning defined above

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